Why only architectural competitions? A tale of two bridges

Walter Menteth

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Constraints on current public competition legislation & regulations are explored in the context of enabling consideration of designs initiated directly by architects, so they may contribute to the public estate by allowing the potential for bottom-up development.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCompetition Culture in Europe: Voices
EditorsWalter Menteth
PublisherProject Compass CIC
Number of pages6
ISBN (Electronic)978-0993148163
ISBN (Print)978-0993148156
Publication statusPublished - 26 May 2018


  • architecture
  • architectural competitions
  • design contests
  • procurement
  • procurement route
  • construction
  • reform
  • Euro area
  • competition
  • collaborative design


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